An open-mic event where writers of all kinds have the opportunity to engage in one of the most important practices of the writing life — reading their work in front of others. It’s a great opportunity to read your own work in front of a receptive audience. Anyone can participate, but you have to sign up. These events fill up quickly!
Monday, December 19, 2016 6:30–8:30 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Dennis Hall, Corvallis, Oregon
(use 9th St. Parking Lot Entrance)
Guidelines for the Reading:
- Sign up table begins at 6:15 PM.
- First to sign up is first to read. Total number of readers will be limited by available time.
- Time limit per reader is 7 minutes.
- Please no graphic violence, sex, or hate speech.
- Please tell the audience if your piece is fiction or non-fiction, and if it is a part or whole.
Remember: This is an opportunity to read your written work. It is not meant to be interactive or a forum to teach.
- Practice out loud (it really helps!)
- Time yourself beforehand
- Print your reading double-spaced and use a large, clear font so it is easy to read
- Speak clearly
Or if you don’t want to read, join the audience. Come hear some talented writers present their work!
This meeting is free and open to all!